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Racket vs. Bat

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  • Racket (noun)

    A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.

  • Racket (noun)

    A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and narrow frame of light wood.

  • Racket (noun)

    A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to allow walking on marshy or soft ground.

  • Racket (noun)

    A loud noise.

    "Power tools work quickly, but they sure make a racket."

    "With all the racket they're making, I can't hear myself think!"

    "What's all this racket?"

  • Racket (noun)

    A fraud or swindle; an illegal scheme for profit.

    "They had quite a racket devised to relieve customers of their money."

  • Racket (noun)

    A carouse; any reckless dissipation.

  • Racket (noun)

    Something taking place considered as exciting, trying, unusual, etc. or as an ordeal.

  • Racket (verb)

    To strike with, or as if with, a racket.

  • Racket (verb)

    To make a clattering noise.

  • Racket (verb)

    To be dissipated; to carouse.

  • Bat (noun)

    Any of the small, nocturnal, flying mammals of the order Chiroptera, which navigate by means of echolocation.

  • Bat (noun)

    An old woman.

  • Bat (noun)

    A club made of wood or aluminium used for striking the ball in sports such as baseball, softball and cricket.

  • Bat (noun)

    A turn at hitting the ball with a bat in a game.

  • Bat (noun)

    The piece of wood on which the spinner places the coins and then uses for throwing them.

  • Bat (noun)

    Shale or bituminous shale.

  • Bat (noun)

    A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.

  • Bat (noun)

    A part of a brick with one whole end.

  • Bat (noun)

    A stroke; a sharp blow.

  • Bat (noun)

    A stroke of work.

  • Bat (noun)

    Rate of motion; speed.

  • Bat (noun)

    A spree; a jollification.

  • Bat (noun)

    Manner; rate; condition; state of health.

  • Bat (noun)

    packsaddle

  • Bat (verb)

    to hit with a bat.

  • Bat (verb)

    to take a turn at hitting a ball with a bat in sports like cricket, baseball and softball, as opposed to fielding.

  • Bat (verb)

    to strike or swipe as though with a bat

    "The cat batted at the toy."

  • Bat (verb)

    to flutter: bat one's eyelashes.

  • Bat (verb)

    To bate or flutter, as a hawk.

  • Bat (verb)

    To wink.

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  • Racket (noun)

    a bat with a round or oval frame strung with catgut, nylon, etc., used especially in tennis, badminton, and squash

    "a squash racket"

  • Racket (noun)

    a snowshoe resembling a racket.

  • Racket (noun)

    a loud unpleasant noise; a din

    "the kids were making a racket"

  • Racket (noun)

    the noise and liveliness of fashionable society.

  • Racket (noun)

    an illegal or dishonest scheme for obtaining money

    "a protection racket"

  • Racket (noun)

    a person's line of business or way of life

    "I'm in the insurance racket"

  • Racket (verb)

    make or move with a loud unpleasant noise

    "trains racketed by"

  • Racket (verb)

    enjoy oneself socially; go in pursuit of pleasure or entertainment

    "a fabulous car for racketing around Paris"

  • Bat (noun)

    an implement with a handle and a solid surface, typically of wood, used for hitting the ball in games such as cricket, baseball, and table tennis

    "a cricket bat"

  • Bat (noun)

    a turn at playing with a bat.

  • Bat (noun)

    a person batting, especially in cricket; a batsman

    "the team's opening bat"

  • Bat (noun)

    each of a pair of objects resembling table tennis bats, used by a person on the ground to guide a taxiing aircraft.

  • Bat (noun)

    a slab on which pottery is formed, dried, or fired.

  • Bat (noun)

    a mainly nocturnal mammal capable of sustained flight, with membranous wings that extend between the fingers and limbs.

  • Bat (noun)

    a woman regarded as unattractive or unpleasant

    "some deranged old bat"

  • Bat (verb)

    (of a sports team or player) take the role of hitting rather than throwing the ball

    "Australia reached 263 for 4 after choosing to bat"

  • Bat (verb)

    defend the interests of; support

    "she turned out to have the law batting for her"

  • Bat (verb)

    hit at (someone or something) with the flat of one's hand

    "he batted the flies away"

  • Bat (verb)

    flutter (one's eyelashes or eyelids), typically in a flirtatious manner

    "she batted her long dark eyelashes at him"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Racket (noun)

    A thin strip of wood, having the ends brought together, forming a somewhat elliptical hoop, across which a network of catgut or cord is stretched. It is furnished with a handle, and is used for catching or striking a ball in tennis and similar games.

  • Racket (noun)

    A variety of the game of tennis played with peculiar long-handled rackets; - chiefly in the plural.

  • Racket (noun)

    A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and narrow frame of light wood.

  • Racket (noun)

    A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to enable him to step on marshy or soft ground.

  • Racket (noun)

    confused, clattering noise; din; noisy talk or sport.

  • Racket (noun)

    A carouse; any reckless dissipation.

  • Racket (noun)

    A scheme, dodge, trick, or the like; something taking place considered as exciting, trying, unusual, or the like; also, such occurrence considered as an ordeal; as, to work a racket; to stand upon the racket.

  • Racket (noun)

    an organized illegal activity, such as illegal gambling, bootlegging, or extortion.

  • Racket

    To strike with, or as with, a racket.

  • Racket (verb)

    To make a confused noise or racket.

  • Racket (verb)

    To engage in noisy sport; to frolic.

  • Racket (verb)

    To carouse or engage in dissipation.

  • Bat (noun)

    A large stick; a club; specifically, a piece of wood with one end thicker or broader than the other, used in playing baseball, cricket, etc.

  • Bat (noun)

    In badminton, tennis, and similar games, a racket.

  • Bat (noun)

    A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.

  • Bat (noun)

    A part of a brick with one whole end; a brickbat.

  • Bat (noun)

    Shale or bituminous shale.

  • Bat (noun)

    A stroke; a sharp blow.

  • Bat (noun)

    A stroke of work.

  • Bat (noun)

    Rate of motion; speed.

  • Bat (noun)

    A spree; a jollification.

  • Bat (noun)

    Manner; rate; condition; state of health.

  • Bat (noun)

    One of the Chiroptera, an order of flying mammals, in which the wings are formed by a membrane stretched between the elongated fingers, legs, and tail. The common bats are small and insectivorous. See Chiroptera and Vampire.

  • Bat (noun)

    Same as Tical, n., 1.

  • Bat

    To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat.

  • Bat

    To bate or flutter, as a hawk.

  • Bat

    To wink.

  • Bat (verb)

    To use a bat, as in a game of baseball; when used with a numerical postmodifier it indicates a baseball player's performance (as a decimal) at bat; as, he batted .270 in 1993 (i.e. he got safe hits in 27 percent of his official turns at bat).

Webster Dictionary
  • Racket (noun)

    a loud and disturbing noise

  • Racket (noun)

    an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit

  • Racket (noun)

    the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience;

    "modern music is just noise to me"

  • Racket (noun)

    a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games

  • Racket (verb)

    celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities;

    "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"

    "Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"

  • Racket (verb)

    make loud and annoying noises

  • Racket (verb)

    hit (a ball) with a racket

  • Bat (noun)

    nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

  • Bat (noun)

    (baseball) a turn batting;

    "he was at bat when it happened"

    "he got 4 hits in 4 at-bats"

  • Bat (noun)

    a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

  • Bat (noun)

    a bat used in playing cricket

  • Bat (noun)

    a club used for hitting a ball in various games

  • Bat (verb)

    strike with, or as if with a baseball bat;

    "bat the ball"

  • Bat (verb)

    wink briefly;

    "bat one's eyelids"

  • Bat (verb)

    have a turn at bat;

    "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez"

  • Bat (verb)

    use a bat;

    "Who's batting?"

  • Bat (verb)

    beat thoroughly in a competition or fight;

    "We licked the other team on Sunday!"

Princeton's WordNet

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